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Posts tagged What Glorious Times They Had

Absolutely glorious!

Absolutely glorious!

That was the general consensus after the fun-filled opening night of Diane Grant’s What Glorious Times They Had. There are some tickets left for the remaining three performances. To avoid disappointment at the door, click on the link to the right to guarantee your seats. The glorious cast of What Glorious Times They Had. Back […]

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Mock us at your peril

Mock us at your peril

As the campaign for female suffrage gained momentum in late Victorian and Edwardian times, it came as no surprise that the male establishment fought back. Their chief weapon wasn’t reason (as there was none), but mockery. Cartoons like this began to appear regularly in newspapers, periodicals and pamphlets. In the run up to the opening […]

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Sounder: “What Glorious Times coming this weekend”

Sounder: “What Glorious Times coming this weekend”

© Gabriola Sounder, March 8 2016 One hundred years ago, on 28 January 1916, the Manitoba Election Act was amended to grant women the vote. The decades-long Canadian campaign for female suffrage may have lacked some of  the high drama of other similar campaigns, but the women who fought it were every bit as steely […]

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Tickets now available for ‘What Glorious Times They Had’

Tickets now available for ‘What Glorious Times They Had’

DON’T MISS THE GABRIOLA PLAYERS TRIBUTE TO THE CANADIAN WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT! Gabriola Players is celebrating the centenary of women first gaining the vote in Canada with a production of What Glorious Times They Had, Diane Grant’s lively and loving tribute to Nellie McClung and the determined members of the Political Equality League. There will […]

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